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I Have Esophageal Achalasia

Esophageal Achalasia anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Esophageal Achalasia. You're not alone. 33 People

    Of Uncertainty Over Time I Felt Hopeless. I Hope A Miracle Comes To Me.

    who knows when i undergo this disease may be the beginning 2010. i also think it was just a normal ulcer but over time and in a fairly long period of times is not the usual ulcer. sometimes i do not eat for several days even water can not enter into my stomach. i finally checked...
    koncreng koncreng 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 16, 2012

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    So Many Doctors

    It started about 5 years ago (November 2007). I kept being sick late in the day or I would wake in the night with a bloated hard stomach and feel sick, like something was stuck. I went to the doctors and he sent me to the hospital to have the camera down to see what was happening...
    DebbieYorkshireUK DebbieYorkshireUK 31-35 Apr 15, 2012

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    I Have Achalasia

    Hi everyone,This is my first ever forum, and didn't even know one existed for this disease, it heartens me that I have found somewhere to share and also learn of everyone else's experiences.I'm 32 and have had Achalasia for 5 years, although my symptoms were not prominent until...
    katmeow katmeow 31-35 1 Response Sep 18, 2011

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    Heller's Myotomy

     I have a Heller's Myotomy done and it has been great.  Went from not being able to eat solids and often not being able to drink a glass of water to being able to eat most anything and rarely having any issues.   I have to remember to drink water with meals and...
    goingawaynow goingawaynow 70+ Sep 30, 2009

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    Achalasia - Is This The Cure?

    For over 5 years I have swallowing difficulties. Initially it was solids then it was with semi-liquids and cold liquids. I would experienced chest pain and frequently had to regurgitate to relieve the pain. Then a wonderful thing happened. My wife came across this book by...
    CoconutMiracle CoconutMiracle 56-60 Jun 19, 2012

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    My Achalasia Story

     Hello all!  I have esophageal achalasia, though it was discovered early.  It all started with a choking episode.  From there, I began to notice that food just wasn't going down properly, and often ended up stuck to the roof of my mouth.  Even when food...
    scandiavegan scandiavegan 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 26, 2009

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    I Am Sure I Have Achalasia

    I just learned yesterday that I have Achalasia. It first started about january this year, I was 5 months pregnant. I would have a hard time eating big meals and would sometimes throw up. I thought that this was part of the pregnancy, BUT it kept progressing to where I would throw...
    momma2max momma2max 26, F Oct 19, 2010

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    I Have 'what"

    When i first started experiencing some esophageal difficulties it was last July and had been admitted through the ER because I was dehydrated.  They preformed the first  esophageal test the next day and I was told I had ulcers and they removed a polup and sent it off...
    sageintyme sageintyme 56-60, F 1 Response Apr 30, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    My story is an odd one im sure. I was conceived via an anonymous ***** donor who is my biological father, so someone i have never met and can never meet. My mom had me this way...
    samboooo samboooo 22-25, F 15 hrs ago

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    So I like this girl who is a friend of a friend, and she used to like me back. But then I did some **** that I'm not proud of and she found out through the grapevine. I didn't have...
    rssooch rssooch 18-21, M 14 hrs ago

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    So I have been on a journey trying to quit my addictions. So far I have quit smoking cigarettes(weed is a different story). I have quit coffee(this was sooooo hard and still is...
    orcore orcore 36-40, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    "We were once too ******* happy. Our hearts were filled so much love than the world can contain. This is why reality decided to punish us. Because happiness couldn't exist without...
    butterfliesndut butterfliesndut 18-21, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I'm warning you now that my experience is a book... I'm sharing because I want those who may be going through this right now to know that only one thing will make the relationship...
    DaylightDancer DaylightDancer 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I take everything said to me to heart. Every bad word, every accusation, everything offensive or against my character. I listen to everyone, since I don't want to hurt anyone, it...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    This is kinda hard to write about just because it is embarrassing. .. I mean what 18 year old doesn't have friends?? I try and I have tried my whole life but nothing seems to...
    JaneEbony JaneEbony 18-21, F 34 mins ago

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    Anyone else have monologues with themself when they are alone in the house? I always do this. It's not something i have even thought about until now. It's really weird. I think i...
    ThinkingCat ThinkingCat 18-21, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    The fact that he's moved on so easily, that he's so able to say to me that he has a new girlfriend, it is killing me inside. I try to act strong, put a smile on my face and wish...
    grace97eun grace97eun 16-17, F 5 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    STILL I still see her. When my mind starts to return from its nightly primordial sojourn, I see her, a lovely and smiling chimera drifting towards me much too slowly. It is close...
    DentedSyke DentedSyke 56-60, M 7 hrs ago

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    I want to have a baby... But the baby that I want is one that I can't have because it goes against everything I was raised to believe. I was raised to be good and Christian and...
    Tigercass Tigercass 22-25, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I'm 18 and I've failed my drivers test. The first two times the instructors yelled at me the whole time and I made basic mistakes which caused me to fail. Today, I was completely...
    baibai55 baibai55 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    So after about 5 months my girlfriend wich was long distance broke up with just because, she didn't have a reason she told me, she said she was shallow and slef centered. In those...
    JustBeYourSelff JustBeYourSelff 22-25, M 3 hrs ago

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    When people who don't have ADHD blame their stupidness on having it makes me go insane. EVERYONE GETS DISTRACTED AND EVERYONE WOULD RATHER MOVE THEN SIT STILL but if you don't have...
    LandonS LandonS 16-17, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I am disappointed in a way that I am 24 years old and have yet to be married or have children, although- I had a long and very hard childhood which hindered my growth mentally and...
    Kaia99 Kaia99 22-25, F 1 Response 35 mins ago

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    In my current situation I can't make a move, but I'm running out of time to have any real relationship. Plus I have no idea if she feels that way about me
    AnthonyC123 AnthonyC123 18-21, M 16 hrs ago

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    I've always seen coworkers have affair after affair. So many "happily married" people having affairs with other "happily married" coworkers. I had a crush on one happily married...
    bongbabexo bongbabexo 31-35, F 16 hrs ago

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    I have always grown up nudist. We just don't get dressed in the morning, its no big thing like we have to be naked all the time n stuff. My best friends (and my brother/sisters...
    purplelimeboyy purplelimeboyy 13-15, M 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    Since my anaesthetic several days ago, my brain has been going crazy especially when I sleep. I have so many dreams in a night, but this one was a special one when I had a nap. I...
    uggh uggh 22-25, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I have a terrible experience with family members my mother was on the phone once and I heard her put my family and myself down to my sister in law she seems to like to talk about...
    Bella70 Bella70 41-45, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I'm 26 and have been single for my entire life. I was close to a relationship once when I was 22 and had my first kiss; but then he decided to go back to his ex, so ever since then...
    worrier07 worrier07 26-30, F 6 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    My father has suffered from anxiety and depression most of my life. I am trying to find out what his trigger points are so I can help him try not to freak out. I know that his...
    ColumbiaTiger ColumbiaTiger 41-45, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    People are always telling me, my voice is really charming. I often wonder about what some of my EP friends voices might sound like as well. Being totally blind I don't even have...
    magnum64 magnum64 46-50, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    It really sucks when the general people around you don't know of your medical condition. Mine being, cervical dystonia. Cause things like the following happens... My mom went...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Love is the most beautiful feeling in the world. It makes you happy and motivates you to become a better person. Everybody has an equal right to love and be loved. No one due to...
    smitha143 smitha143 26-30, F 7 hrs ago

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    how do y'all cope with having panic attacks? I have been getting them more and more and they freak me out. there so unpredictable and draining. I hate having to go day to day...
    kristykaz121 kristykaz121 18-21, F 5 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I can't really stand to be alone. I always have to be around a friend to make me feel happy, but it's just that some of my friends seem like they don't pay much attention to me...
    Greywolf205 Greywolf205 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    My daughter turned 3 months a few days ago. Last week my Latina wife told me she would like to return to her country "for a while". Her mood was casual when she said this, but her...
    ImperialAerosolKid ImperialAerosolKid 41-45, M 1 Response 52 mins ago

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    I began having Out Of Body Experiences (OBE's) a year ago and has continued to happen this day. I'm not sure how or why this ability came about. I have experienced lucid dreaming...
    Kittahkatt Kittahkatt 18-21, F 30 mins ago

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    Today I had to run a mile and I wore knee high socks to school, so instead of asking to go to my locker and being that one stupid person, I just decided to run (and fast) without...
    noaaaaa noaaaaa 13-15, F 18 hrs ago

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    I can't look at myself without wanting to cry anymore... **** this... I'm going to start purging as soon as my lip piercing heals... I need to lose 30 more pounds and I WILL get...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    Ever since I can remember, I've always had a lot of trouble talking to people. I only had one friend up until my freshman year in high school. I didn't even know what social...
    ElvenQueenKayla ElvenQueenKayla 16-17, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I have had trich for some time... I was a young child, and I would pull out my eyelashes and eyebrows. Right now, I mostly pull out my eyelashes and the hair on my head. It's not...
    ElvenQueenKayla ElvenQueenKayla 16-17, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    Because your journey to a certain point in your life has taken you through a few twists and turns, you may be questioning whether you are on the right track. Since there have been...
    pyeito pyeito 31-35, M 17 hrs ago

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    I have two and will be getting a third
    1poker 1poker 22-25, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    I was attracted to a man that worked with my dad when I was very young, people already in relationships, certain relatives. NOT NORMAL and very frustrating. And I have a hard time...
    Tabooyou24 Tabooyou24 22-25, F 3 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I am not sure if this is a form of sleep paralysis, but I have once woken up from a nightmare in which a woman stabbed me in the spine with a large needle. I woke up sweating and...
    x3SilverWincanx3 x3SilverWincanx3 18-21, F 16 hrs ago

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    Its been 3 years since my best friend and first love came into my life.She was the sunshine that lit up my dark night.She Made me forget all my hardships back home.we did all kinds...
    Adrianaung Adrianaung 16-17, M 16 hrs ago

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